November 13, 2012

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Maternal Neonatal Nursing

Category: Maternal Neonatal Nursing 
Variable decelerations can be caused by umbilical cord compression which may be secondary to: prolapsed cord, cord around fetal body parts, nuchal cord (around fetal neck), oligohydramnios, cord between fetus and pelvis and/or knot in cord.